Environmental & Research Officer

Environmental & Research Officer

Hydroplan is a well-established, leading UK hydropower consultancy specialising in feasibility, design, and project management of hydropower projects in the UK and internationally. 

We are looking for a dynamic Environmental & Research Officer to join our team in creating, developing and operating sustainable hydropower schemes.  

Main Responsibilities:

• Undertake research (commercial and Government) using your own initiative

• Write analytical articles/reports, news  and summary reports to tight deadlines

• Environment and planning – assisting the team with environmental assessments, applications and queries

• Writing technical and environmental standards 

• Visits to sites and meetings with surveyors and regulatory bodies

• Work as part of a team to suggest improvements which will benefit our clients.

Experience & Education:

• A relevant environmental, scientific or analytical qualification 

• Knowledge of renewable energy and climate change and the impact on socio-economics

• Ability to analyse complex policy and scientific information and summarise concisely

• Have an understanding of environmental policy developments

• Some site based experience is an advantage 

• A working knowledge of GIS mapping software would be useful

Key Skills 

• Excellent written English and numeracy

• Strong communication skills 

• Data analysis skills using Excel an advantage

• Competent user of MS Office (especially Word & Excel), Internet research tools, content management systems

• Good presentation skills could be useful

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your CV and a covering letter to Audrey Jones on ajones@hydroplan.co.uk

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